rub shoulders

rub shoulders (or N. Amer. elbows) associate or come into contact.
Main Entry: rub

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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  • rub\ shoulders — • rub elbows • rub shoulders v. phr. To be in the same place (with others); meet and mix. City people and country people, old and young, rub elbows at the horse show. On a visit to the United Nations Building in New York, you may rub elbows with… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • rub shoulders — If you rub shoulders with people, you meet and spend time with them, especially when they are powerful or famous …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • rub shoulders — • rub elbows • rub shoulders be in the same place (with others), meet and mix At the party we were able to rub elbows with many important people …   Idioms and examples

  • rub shoulders — phrasal see rub elbows * * * rub shoulders see under ↑rub1 • • • Main Entry: ↑shoulder …   Useful english dictionary

  • rub shoulders —    If you rub shoulders with people, you meet and spend time with them, especially when they are powerful or famous.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • rub shoulders — See: RUB ELBOWS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rub shoulders — See: RUB ELBOWS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • rub shoulders — phrasal see rub elbows …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Rub shoulders — come into social contact …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • rub shoulders — Australian Slang come into social contact …   English dialects glossary

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